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[audio]Rag Radio 2012-04-06 - Jim Hightower - Rag Radio
Rag Radio 2012-04-06 - Jim Hightower
Keywords: Rag Radio; Jim Hightower
Downloads: 19
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-07-05 - Guy Schwartz - Rag Radio
Rag Radio 2013-07-05 - Guy Schwartz
Keywords: Rag Radio; Guy Schwartz
Downloads: 15
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-08-05 - scott crow - Rag Radio
Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, scott crow
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; scott crow
Downloads: 36
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-11-02 - Ann Richards Biographer Jan Reid & Radio Journalist Frieda Werden - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Jan Reid, the author of "Let the People In: The Life and Times of Ann Richards," is a senior writer for Texas Monthly and his writing has appeared in Esquire, GQ, Slate, and the New York Times. His other books include "The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock," "The Bullet Meant for Me," "Rio Grande," "Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahm," and two award-winning novels, "Deerinwater" and "Comanche Sundown." Also joining us on the show was Frieda Werden of WINGS, the Women's International N...
Keywords: Rag Radio; KOOP; Jan Reid; Frieda Werden
Downloads: 64
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-08-17 - Todd Gitlin - Rag Radio
Rag Radio 2013-08-17 - Todd Gitlin
Keywords: Rag Radio 2013-08-17 - Todd Gitlin
Downloads: 13
[audio]Rag Radio 2014-05-02 -- Bruce Dancis - Rag Radio
Rag Radio 2014-05-02 -- Bruce Dancis
Keywords: Rag Radio 2014-05-02 -- Bruce Dancis
Downloads: 2
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-05-27 / Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Author of 'Immigrants Raising Citizens' - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Hirokazu Yoshikawa is professor of education at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. He is a developmental and community psychologist who conducts research on the development of young children in immigrant families. He is a member of the Board on Children, Youth and Families of the National Academy of Sciences and regularly advises government agencies, foundations, and educational organizations in the United States and abroad...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Psychologists, Authors, Immigration, Education
Downloads: 30
[audio]Rag Radio 01-19-2010 / Singer-Songwriter Vince Bell - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
-Conversation with legendary Texas singer-songwriter Vince Bell, with live performance. Vince has performed widely for decades, and his songs have been recorded and performed by Little Feat, Lyle Lovett, and Nanci Griffith. Vince's book, "One Man's Music" -- which he also performs as a one man musical play -- chronicles his remarkable comeback after an automobile accident in 1982 that nearly killed him and left him in a coma for a month...
Keywords: -Vince Bell; Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; Musicians; Singer-Songwriters
Downloads: 45
[audio]Rag Radio 11-17-2009 / It's the Economy (and why are we so) Stupid? - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
-A discussion of economics and the economy -- from the local level to the global picture. Guests: *Tim Mahoney, Trustee, Austin Community College, and Richard Whittaker, reporter for the Austin Chronicle. Host: Thorne Dreyer
Keywords: -Economy, Tim Mahoney, Richard Whittaker, Thorne Dreyer, Rag Radio
Downloads: 17
[audio]Rag Radio 2010-11-26 - Rag Radio
Thorne Dreyer, Rag Radio, Catherine Bralavsky & Joseph Rowe
Keywords: Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; Catherine Bralavsky; Joseph Rowe
Downloads: 17
[audio]Rag Radio 2010-09-07 / Journalist, Documentary Photographer & Labor Activist David Bacon - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
David Bacon is an author, journalist, broadcaster, and documentary photographer based in northern California. He is an associate editor at Pacific News Service, and has written for Truthout, The Nation, The American Prospect, The Progressive, and the San Francisco Chronicle. His photography has been exhibited widely. His books include "Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants." For 20 years, Bacon was a laborer and union organizer for unions in which immigr...
Keywords: David Bacon; Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Labor Unions; Journalists, Photographers
Downloads: 50
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-07-08 / Journalism Professor, Author, and Radical Activist Robert Jensen - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Robert Jensen is a University of Texas journalism professor, widely-published author, Austin-based political activist, and leading radical thinker. Prior to his academic career, he worked as a professional journalist for a decade. At UT, Jensen teaches courses in media law, ethics, and politics. He is also a board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center. His most recent book is All My Bones Shake: Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Robert Jensen; Authors; Activists; Political Philosophy
Downloads: 112
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-09-30 / Progressive Texas State Rep. Elliott Naishtat - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Elliott Naishtat is a progressive Democratic state legislator from Austin. A native New Yorker, Naishtat, who is Jewish, was elected to the Dist. 49 seat in the Texas House of Representatives in 1990 and has been reelected 10 times. Naishtat, who has lived in Texas for 39 years, served as a VISTA volunteer in Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty in Queens, N.Y., and Eagle Pass, TX, before moving to Austin and earning a Masters in Social Work and a law degree from The University of Texas...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Elliott Naishtat; Progressive Democrats; Texas Politics
Downloads: 32
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-04-06 - Progressive Populist Author & Commentator Jim Hightower - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Progressive populist Jim Hightower, a former two-time Texas Agriculture Commissioner, is a writer, commentator, public speaker, and New York Times bestselling author. A former editor of the Texas Observer, Hightower publishes a monthly populist newsletter, The Hightower Lowdown, that has more than 135,000 subscribers, and writes a newspaper column distributed nationally by Creators Syndicate. Born in Denison, Texas, Hightower worked for Texas Sen...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Jim Hightower; Populists; Authors; Texas Politicians; Thorne Dreyer
Downloads: 131
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-08-24 - The Seedling Foundation and Truth Be Told - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Our guests are Nathalie Sorrell, Carol Waid, and Rutanya Pearson of Truth Be Told ("Helping Women Behind and Beyond Bars" in Texas), and Sari Waxler of the Seedling Foundation ("Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents"). This podcast was recorded during KOOP's membership drive and includes fundraising pitches. Host and Producer of Rag Radio: Thorne Dreyer; Engineer and Co-Producer: Tracey Schulz...
Keywords: Rag Radio; The Seedling Foundation; Truth Be Told; Texas Prisons
Downloads: 58
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-01-11 - Black Feminist Beth E Richie, Author of "Arrested Justice" - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Beth E. Richie is Director of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, Professor of African American Studies and Criminology, Law, and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Professor Richie has been an activist and an advocate in the movement to end violence against women for the past 25 years. Her newest book is "Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation." In the book, through the compelling stories of Black women who have been most affected...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Beth E Richie; Thorne Dreyer; Feminists; African-Americans
Downloads: 85
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-09-07 - Political Analysts Glenn W. Smith & Peck Young on 2012 Presidential Elections - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Political analysts Glenn W. Smith and Peck Young join host Thorne Dreyer in discussing the Republican and Democratic conventions and 2012 presidential elections. Glenn W. Smith has spent the past 30 years as a writer, campaign manager, activist, and think tank analyst. A former political reporter for the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post, Smith led Ann Richards’ successful 1990 campaign for Governor of Texas and worked for Texas Lt...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Glenn W Smith; Peck Young; Thorne Dreyer
Downloads: 44
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-09-23 / Suspense Novelist David Lindsey on the Private Intelligence Industry
David Lindsey has written 14 novels since his first, A Cold Mind, was published in 1982. Mercy (1990), was a New York Times bestseller, and was made into a motion picture, and Body Of Truth (1992) won Germany's Bochumer Krimi Archiv award for the best suspense novel of the year. In 2007, David Lindsey, who lives in Austin, started researching the astonishing rise of the government's outsourcing of national intelligence...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; David Lindsey; Novelists; Intelligence Contractors; Espionage
Downloads: 18
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-03-30 - Filmmaker and Chicano Activist Carlos Calbillo - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Carlos Calbillo is an award-winning filmmaker and longtime Chicano community activist. He was active with SDS and the Mexican-American Youth Organization (MAYO) in Houston in the '60s and '70s, and edited the Chicano newspaper, El Papel. Calbillo has worked in film and television and has produced numerous short films on subjects ranging from community activism to musical documentaries on Texas and Chicano/Latino music, including Doug Sahm, Freddy Fender, Mance Lipscomb, Little Joe y La Familia, ...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Carlos Calbillo; Filmmakers; Chicanos; Tejanos; Texas History
Downloads: 62
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-06-24 / Environmental Activist Diane Wilson, Author of 'Eco-Outlaw' - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Environmental activist Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas -- and a mother of five -- has earned the wrath of industrial polluters everywhere. She has been arrested 50 times and has participated in disruptions of U.S. Senate hearings and corporate shareholder gatherings in Houston, Taipei, and London. Wilson was Mother Jones magazine's "Hell-Raiser of the Month," and was one of Grist's "13 Badass Greens." She was a founder of CodePink, the Texas Jail Project, and Inju...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Diane Wilson; Environmentalists; Activists; Authors
Downloads: 40
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-08-17 - Authors Mike Lapham & Lynn Stout on Economic Myths & Corporate Responsibility - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Mike Lapham is the director of United for a Fair Economy’s Responsible Wealth project and co-author of "The Self-Made Myth: And the Truth about How Government Helps Individuals and Businesses Succeed" (Barrett Koehler, 2012). Since 1997, he's been organizing business leaders and wealthy individuals in the top 5% of income and/or wealth to speak out in favor of progressive taxes (including a strong estate tax), living wages, and corporate accountability...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Mike Lapham; Lynn Stout; Thorne Dreyer; Authors
Downloads: 54
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-11-16 - Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Guy Forsyth - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Austin-based Americana roots/blues singer-songwriter Guy Forsyth discusses issues like the spiritual nature of music and the social role of the musician, and the difficult economics for musicians in the internet age -- and in the massive Austin music scene today. And he performs four songs live on the show, accompanied by the other members of his trio, Jeff Botta and Nina Botta. Forsyth has been a part of the Austin music scene for 20 years and has won numerous Austin Music Awards, including “...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Guy Forsyth; Thorne Dreyer; Austin Music; Singer-Songwriters
Downloads: 234
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-12-16 / TX Music Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter & Political Activist Eliza Gilkyson - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Eliza Gilkyson, a Grammy-nominated recording artist and a member of the Texas Music Hall of Fame, is one of the most respected musicians in folk and Americana music circles. The daughter of legendary songwriter Terry Gilkyson, Eliza grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in Austin. Gilkyson has appeared on NPR and Austin City Limits and has toured with Richard Thompson, Patty Griffin, and Mary Chapin Carpenter...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Eliza Gilkyson; Musicians; Political Activists; Austin
Downloads: 146
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-09-23 / Suspense Novelist David Lindsey on the Private Intelligence Industry - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
David Lindsey has written 14 novels since his first, A Cold Mind, was published in 1982. Mercy (1990), was a New York Times bestseller, and was made into a motion picture, and Body Of Truth (1992) won Germany's Bochumer Krimi Archiv award for the best suspense novel of the year. In 2007, David Lindsey, who lives in Austin, started researching the astonishing rise of the government's outsourcing of national intelligence...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; David Lindsey; Novelists; Intelligence Contractors; Espionage
Downloads: 96
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-06-15 American Botanical Council's Mark Blumenthal on Herbal Medicine - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Mark Blumenthal is the founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council (ABC), an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating accurate, reliable, and responsible information on herbs and medicinal plants. We discuss issues involving research, regulation, marketing, and responsible use of medicinal plants and other alternatives to traditional Western medicine. Blumenthal is the editor and publisher of HerbalGram, an international, peer-reviewed quarterly journal...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Mark Blumenthal; Thorne Dreyer; Herbal Medicine; Alternative Medicine
Downloads: 139
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-11-11 / Author and Sustainability Advocate Ellen LaConte - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Ellen LaConte refers to herself as an “independent scholar, organic gardener, gregarious recluse, and freelance writer living in the Yadkin River watershed of the Piedmont bioregion of North Carolina.” A contributor to The Rag Blog, LaConte is the author of a controversial, widely-endorsed “meta-synthesis” book, “Life Rules: Why so much is going wrong everywhere at once and how Life teaches us to fix it.” A summary of her philosophy: “The global economy has gone viral...
Keywords: Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; Ellen LaConte; Sustainability; Global Economy; Ecology
Downloads: 66
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-02-01 - Writer & Musician Jesse Sublett, Author of 'Grave Digger Blues' - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Jesse Sublett is an Austin, Texas-based author & musician -- and this show features live musical and spoken word performance. Sublett's influence on the Austin music scene dates to the late 1970s, when he founded the seminal punk band, The Skunks, and continues today. His published books include crime novels set in the Austin scene -- Rock Critic Murders, Tough Baby, and Boiled In Concrete. His music-murder-and-cancer memoir, Never the Same Again (2004), has been hailed by artists like James Ell...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Jesse Sublett; Thorne Dreyer; Musicians; Authors
Downloads: 97
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-08-05 / Anarchist Communtiy Organizer and Writer scott crow - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
scott crow is an Austin-based anarchist community organizer, political activist, and writer. His grassroots organizing projects include the post-Katrina Common Ground Collective in New Orleans, which has been called the largest anarchist-influenced organization in modern U.S. history. Scott has worked with groups like Greenpeace, ACORN, and the Rainforest Action Network, and currently works at an anarchist recycling center cooperative in Austin...
Keywords: Rag Radio; scott crow; Thorne Dreyer; Anarchists; Authors; Community Organizers
Downloads: 71
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-09-14 - Famed Texas Civil Rights & Labor Attorney David Richards - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
David Richards is a Texas civil rights and labor lawyer who has argued extensively before the U.S. and Texas Supreme Courts. According to Texas Monthly magazine, Richards, who is the ex-husband of the late Texas Gov. Ann Richards, "has earned his place in Texas history" as "a rebel-rousing civil-rights lawyer who fought to make Texas just." Among his more notable cases were ones that established single member legislative districts in Texas and that declared the Texas obscenity statute unconstitu...
Keywords: Rag Radio; David Richards; Civil Rights; Texas History; The Rag
Downloads: 66
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-02-11 / Media Critic and 'Free Press' Co-founder Robert W. McChesney - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Robert W. McChesney is a Research Professor in communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2002 McChesney co-founded the Illinois Initiative on Global Information and Communications Policy. Also in 2002 he co-founded Free Press and the Free Press Action Fund. Free Press is a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is the largest media reform organization in the United States...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bob McChesney; Authors; Journalism; Media Criticism
Downloads: 64
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-09-16 / Singer-Songwriter and Storyteller Don Sanders - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Don Sanders was a central figure in the early Houston folk scene, playing all the landmark venues -- from Anderson Fair, Sand Mountain, the Old Quarter, and Liberty Hall to Austin's Armadillo World Headquarters and the Kerrville Folk Festival. He has shared the stage with Lyle Lovett (who considers him an important influence), Nanci Griffith, Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Lightin' Hopkins, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, and Janis Joplin...
Keywords: Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; Don Sanders: Houston; Singer-Songwriters; Musicians
Downloads: 124
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-10-21 / Activist & Academic Bernardine Dohrn, Former Leader of Weather Underground - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Bernardine Dohrn, activist, academic, and child advocate, is Clinical Associate Professor of the Northwestern University School of Law, and founding director of the Children and Family Justice Center. Dohrn was a national leader of SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) and the Weather Underground, and was on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List for over a decade. Dohrn writes and lectures on war and peace, racism and justice, reconciliation and restorative justice, children in conflict with the law...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Bernardine Dohrn; Thorne Dreyer; Weather Underground; Sixties; SDS
Downloads: 219
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-01-13 / UT Govt & International Relations Prof David Edwards - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
David Edwards teaches political and social theory, American politics, public policy, and international relations at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has taught for 47 years. He also has served as a consultant to the Institute for Defense Analyses, the Industrial Management Center, and the Danforth Foundation. He is the author of Creating a New World Politics, Arms Control in International Politics, The American Political Experience (four editions), and Practicing American Politics, an...
Keywords: Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; David Edwards; UT-Austin; International Relations
Downloads: 73
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-08-12 / Bob Cheevers, TX Music Awards 2011 Singer/Songwriter of the Year - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Bob Cheevers is the Texas Music Awards 2011 “Singer/Songwriter of the Year.” Cheevers recounts his experiences over a professional lifetime in four music capitals: Memphis, LA, Nashville, and now Austin, where he has found renewed creative energy. An Emmy-winning recording artist, Cheevers was also a winner at the Kerrville and Napa Valley music festivals, had pop hits in the 60’s and 70’s while working in LA, and has had top-20 hits on the Americana charts...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bob Cheevers; Musicians, Singer/Songwriters
Downloads: 50
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-04-13 - Restoration Ecologist & Environmental Activist Bill Neiman - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Bill Neiman is a leader in the movement to conserve natural resources and to restore and maintain the health of the environment in Texas. He is an environmental landscaper and his Native American Seed is the principal supplier of native wildflower and grass seeds in Texas, much of it used in the highway-beautification programs of the Texas Department of Transportation. The company also provides consulting services for prairie-restoration projects...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bill Neiman; Restoration Ecology; Environmentalists
Downloads: 76
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-06-01 - Singer/Songwriter & Peace Activist David Rovics - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
David Rovics is an American indie singer/songwriter and activist for peace and social justice. He lives in Portland, Oregon, and tours regularly on four continents, playing for audiences large and small at cafes, pubs, universities, churches, union halls, and protest rallies. He has shared the stage with a veritable who's who of the Left in two dozen countries, and has had his music featured on Democracy Now!, BBC, Al-Jazeera, and other networks...
Keywords: Rag Radio; David Rovics; Singer/Songwriters; Peace Activists; Thorne Dreyer
Downloads: 73
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-03-22 - Progressive Sportswriter and Author Dave Zirin - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Dave Zirin has been called “the best sportswriter in the United States,” by Robert Lipsyte. Named one of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World,” Zirin writes about the politics of sports for The Nation where he is the first sportswriter in 150 years of the publication's existence. His latest book is the acclaimed "Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down," which Christine Brennan of USA Today called "the perfect book for our time in sports." Wi...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Dave Zirin; Thorne Dreyer; Sportswriters; Authors
Downloads: 114
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-02-17 - Virtuoso "Commander Cody" Guitarist, Singer & Songwriter Bill Kirchen - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Grammy nominated guitarist, singer, and songwriter Bill Kirchen was named a “Titan of the Telecaster” by Guitar Player Magazine. He was the guitarist with the original Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen from 1967 to the mid 1970s and his trademark licks drove the seminal Commander Cody classic “Hot Rod Lincoln” into the Top Ten. His career has spanned over 40 years and includes guitar work with Nick Lowe, Emmylou Harris, Doug Sahm, Elvis Costello, and many more...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bill Kirchen; Commander Cody; Musicians; Sixties
Downloads: 327
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-01-25 - Economist Robert Pollin, Author of "Back to Full Employment" - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Progressive economist, activist, and author Robert Pollin joins us to discuss issues raised in his provocative new book, "Back to Full Employment," published by MIT Press. The Rag Blog's Roger Baker also participates in the discussion. Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect writes that Pollin's "important new book... deserves a broad hearing. Today’s economy is so anemic that nothing less than a new commitment to full employment will get us out of the ditch dug by a generation of neo-liberali...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Robert Pollin; Economists; Authors; Full Employment
Downloads: 64
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-02-22 - Documentary Filmmaker Anne Lewis - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Anne Lewis is an independent filmmaker, a senior lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, and a member of the Texas State Employees Union (TSEU-CWA Local 6186) and NABET-CWA. She has been making documentary films since 1970. Most of her filmmaking depicts working class people -- often women -- fighting for social change. Lewis is associated with Appalshop, an arts and education center located in the heart of Appalachia...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Anne Lewis; Documentary Filmmakers; Thorne Dreyer
Downloads: 53
[audio]Rag Radio - 2010-08-03 / Satirist and Realist Editor Paul Krassner: Part One - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
An author, journalist, and stand-up comedian, Paul Krassner was the founder and editor of the legendary journal of social and political satire, The Realist. He was a founder of the Youth International Party (the Yippies), and was a member of Ken Kesey’s Merry Pranksters. He was a radio personality in San Francisco, known as “Rumpleforeskin.” His writing has appeared in major publications, including Playboy, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, National Lampoon, Mad Magazine, and The Village Voice...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Paul Krassner; Thorne Dreyer; The Realist; Underground Press; The Rag; The Sixties; Satirists; Editors; Yippies; Groucho Marx; Rag Radio
Downloads: 213
[audio]Rag Radio 2013-06-28 - Talking Politics with Glenn Smith, Director of Progress Texas PAC - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Glenn W. Smith managed Ann Richards' successful campaign for governor of Texas in 1990. A former reporter for the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post, Smith is the author of the highly regarded book, "The Politics of Deceit: Saving Freedom and Democracy from Extinction." Smith, who served as a senior fellow at George Lakoff's Rockridge Institute in Berkeley, currently is director of Progress Texas PAC, “helping the Texas progressive movement develop and deliver disciplined, effective messages....
Keywords: Rag Radio; Glenn Smith; Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Texas Politics, Supreme Court, Wendy Davis, Rick Perry; Texas Legislature; Abortion Law; Progress Texas
Downloads: 34
[audio]Rag Radio 2012-02-24 - Richard Bowden, Mo McMorrow, Joe Cooper, Nate Cowan & Brian J. Overman - Rag Radio
Rag Radio 2012-02-24 - Richard Bowden, Mo McMorrow, Joe Cooper, Nate Cowan & Brian J. Overman
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Richard Bowden; Mo McMorrow; Joe Cooper; Nate Cowan; Brian J. Overman
Downloads: 18
[audio]Rag Radio 12-22-2009 / Environmental and Peace Activist Alyssa Burgin - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
-A conversation with Alyssa Burgin, activist and organizer for environmental, political, and social justice issues. A fifth-generation Texan, she is the daughter of a labor union organizer and a San Antonio newspaperwoman and artist. She has been a grassroots lobbyist for climate change legislation and started the Texas Drought Project to educate Texans about coming water crises. She is media and outreach director of Texans for Peace...
Keywords: -Alyssa Burgin, Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Environmental Activists, Texans for Peace, Social Justice
Downloads: 16
[audio]Rag Radio 2010-09-21 / Film actor Sonny Carl Davis - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Sonny Carl Davis is a film actor, a musician, and a screenwriter. He played a redneck entrepreneur in Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s The Whole Shootin’ Match and played memorable roles in Last Night at the Alamo and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. He also had featured parts in Thelma and Louise, Melvin and Howard, and a supporting role in Red Headed Stranger with Willie Nelson. Sonny was also a founding member in 1968 of Austin’s legendary Uranium Savages, a theatrical rock group that playe...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Sonny Carl Davis; Thorne Dreyer; Independent Film; Actors; Musicians; Uranium Savages; Austin; Sixties
Downloads: 55
[audio]Rag Radio 02-02-2010 / Talkin' Texas Observer - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
-The legendary crusading Texas Observer has been fighting the good fight for 56 years. Publisher Carlton Carl and editor Bob Moser join Thorne Dreyer to discuss the history of the publication and the maverick liberal Texas community it has served through the decades -- and what's ahead for the Observer. Guests: *Bob Moser became editor in October 2008. He was a journalism fellow at Stanford, edited North Carolina's Independent Weekly, and worked with the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligenc...
Keywords: -Texas Observer, Bob Moser, Carlton Carl, Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Journalists, Texas Democrats
Downloads: 22
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-03-11 / Historical Archivist Tim Hamblin on 25 Years of SXSW Music - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Tim Hamblin is the Video Archivist at the Austin History Center and is curator of "5X5Y: 25 Years of SXSW Music." (SXSW -- South by Southwest -- is a massive and highly-influential music, film, and interactive conference and festival held annually in Austin.) Tim Hamblin has worked in the music and video business in Austin for over 30 years. He has produced award-winning music videos, taught classes in music video at Laguna Gloria Art Museum, and produced video festivals for the early SXSW music...
Keywords: Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; Tim Hamblin; SXSW; Austin History Center; Popular Music
Downloads: 34
[audio]Rag Radio 2011-05-20 / Cultural Historian Richard Pells - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
Richard Pells is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of four books on American culture in the 20th century including his latest, Modernist America: Art, Music, Movies, & the Globalization of American Culture, Pells has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., as well as six Fulbright chairs and senior lectureships...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Richard Pells; Cultural History, Authors, UT-Austin
Downloads: 43
[audio]Rag Radio 12-15-2009 / The Politics of Water with Bill Bunch - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
-The politics of water. A conversation with Bill Bunch, director of Austin's Save Our Springs Alliance. A discussion of environmental issues facing Austin and Central Texas. We are joined in the discussion by Roger Baker.
Keywords: -Bill Bunch, Thorne Dreyer, Rag Radio, Save Our Springs, Environmental Activists
Downloads: 30
[audio]Rag Radio 12-29-2009 / Progressive Organizer Carl Davidson - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer
-A conversation with prominent progressive activist, organizer, and writer Carl Davidson, who was a leader in SDS and a major figure in the 60s New Left. Carl is webmaster at Progressives for Obama (now renamed Progressive America Rising) and is national co-chair of Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism. Carl was a national officer of SDS and writer and editor at the Guardian, the preeminent publication of the American left for decades...
Keywords: Carl Davidson; Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Leftist; Progressives; Writers; SDS; New Left; Sixties; Socialism
Downloads: 43
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